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86A.03 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Scope.

For the purposes of the outdoor recreation system, the terms defined in this section shall have the meanings given them.

Subd. 2.Managing agency.

"Managing agency" means the organization or person which, pursuant to section 86A.05, is given responsibility for the administration of a particular unit or class of units of the outdoor recreation system.

Subd. 3.Outdoor recreation.

"Outdoor recreation" means any voluntary activity, including hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, hiking, camping, and engaging in winter sports, which is conducted primarily for the purposes of pleasure, rest, or relaxation and is dependent upon or derives its principal benefit from natural surroundings; "outdoor recreation" shall also mean any demonstration, structure, exhibit, or activity which is primarily intended to preserve, demonstrate, or explain a significant aspect of the natural and cultural history, and archaeology of Minnesota.

Subd. 4.Administration or administer.

"Administration" or "administer" means the process, or any part thereof, of the preparation, operation, and management of a unit, including but not limited to the following:

(a) management of natural resources and visitors;

(b) construction and development of structures, service facilities, and programs for visitor and administrative use;

(c) maintenance of natural resources and facilities;

(d) operations.

Subd. 5.Landscape region.

"Landscape region" means an identifiable geographic region with generally homogeneous natural characteristics which exemplify the natural processes which formed the geography, geology, topography and biology of the state.

Subd. 6.Facility or facilities.

"Facility" or "facilities" means any building, structure, modification, or improvement made or built upon the land or waters of a unit.

History:

1975 c 353 s 3